Campaigns regarding chemicals

Reports were normally prepared on the various monitoring procedures carried out on chemical products.

Plant protection products 2017

Report on tests carried out on plant protection products in 2017


Specialist knowledge for chemical sales 2016 - 2017

The full project report is only available in German. Summaries are available in French and Italien


Project report Biocidal substances in texiles

The textiles were checked for their treatment with biocidal active substances and the correct declaration.


Project Report: Plant protection products market control pre-campaign


Project Report Lamp Oils

Many lamp oils present an aspiration hazard and can cause heavy health damage if swallowed. Fortunately, all products controlled in Switzerland are correctly labelled and packaged.

Project Report Lamp Oils (PDF, 243 kB, 31.10.2017)available in German, French and Italian


Eurobiocides III in Switzerland : a campaign of the CLEEN network on treated articles

Project report on the labelling of articles treated with biocide substances.


Plant protection products 2016

Report on tests carried out on plant protection products in 2016


Project Report Furniture Care Products 2017

Many furniture care products present an aspiration hazard and can cause heavy health damage if swallowed. Nevertheless, the labelling and packaging of more than 50 % of these products are insufficient in Switzerland.


Project Report Liquid Caps 2016

Liquid Caps contain highly concentrated liquid detergents and are very attractive to children. Due to the increasing number of accidents, legal requirements were adopted. These are well respected in Switzerland.


Plant protection products 2015

Report on tests carried out on plant protection products in 2015


Swissbiocides 2011-2012

Report on the monitoring of biocidal products in 2011 and 2012


MDI (methylene diphenyl diisocyanate) 2014 - 2015

Report on the monitoring of MDI-containing products such as polyurethane foams, adhesives and sealants


Solid drain cleaners (verification of self-monitoring) 2013 - 2015

Verification of self-monitoring by the responsible marketers of strongly corrosive solid drain cleaners


Hydrofluoric acid 2012-2013

Report on the testing of products containing hydrofluoric acid


National campaign for the analysis of polyfluorinated chemicals in fire extinguishing foams and impregnating agents 2013 - 2015


Plant protection products 2014

Report on tests carried out on plant protection products in 2014


Plant protection products 2013

Report on tests carried out on plant protection products in 2013


Market monitoring of heavy metals in electrical and electronic devices II "Fluorescent lamps"
2011 - 2014

Report on the monitoring of electrical and electronic equipment (fluorescent lamps) for compliance with heavy metal limits


Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in tyres 2012 - 2013

Report on compliance with the limit values of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in tyres


EuroDeter-CH (2012-2013)

Report on the monitoring of detergents and cleaning agents in cooperation with other European countries.


Plant protection products 2012

Report on tests carried out on plant protection products in 2015Report on tests carried out on plant protection products in 2012


HCB in fireworks 2011

Report on the monitoring of limit values for hexachlorobenzene (HCB) and other substances in fireworks


Oil lamps and lamp oils 2012 - 2013

Report on the monitoring of compliance with the requirements for packaging, labelling and composition of lamp oils as well as safety standards for the design of oil lamps.


Chromate in cement 2013

Report on the monitoring of compliance with limit values of chromate in cement.


Plant protection products 2011

Report on tests carried out on plant protection products in 2011


Heavy metals 2011 - 2012

Report on the monitoring of compliance with limits for heavy metals in electrical and electronic equipment


Report on the monitoring of pest management companies and compliance with training requirements
2009 - 2011


Brake pads 2008 - 2011

Report on the monitoring of compliance with limit values for heavy metals in automotive brake pads


Products containing chlorinated paraffins (verification of self-monitoring) 2009 - 2011

Verification of self-monitoring by the responsible marketers of products containing chlorinated paraffins


Plant protection products 2010

Report on tests carried out on plant protection products in 2010


Campaign pepper sprays 2010

Report on monitoring the composition of pepper sprays and appropriate advice on issuing them


Plant protection products 2009

Report on tests carried out on plant protection products in 2009

Last modification 11.09.2018

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